The following is a sampling of Thursday morning's headlines from some of CNN's affiliates nationwide:
A misunderstanding due to a smartphone's auto-correct feature prompted authorities to put two Georgia schools on lockdown, CNN affiliate WSB reports.
The lockdown happened after someone reported receiving an anonymous text message saying, "gunman be at west hall today," apparently referring to a Hall County school, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office. But the sender says that wasn't the intended message at all.
Relatives of September 11 victims say a billboard touting the hit TV series "Mad Men"Â in New York City is insensitive, CNN affiliate WPIX reports. The billboard, placed on a rooftop in front of taller buildings, appears to show a man falling, perhaps as if he fell from a window above, WPIX reports.
A Virginia resident's joke is getting a lot more mileage than he expected.Â When he put his cat up for state office, he got a few votes. Now the feline, Hank, is running for U.S. Senate, and his mocking-the-status-quo ways have earned him a respectable online following, CNN affiliate WJLA reports.
When a 3-year-old Massachusetts boy saw his grandmother shaking, he took steps to get her some help - and now he's being handsomely rewarded by the town's police chief, CNN affiliate WHDH reports.